Man tries to rob Pontiac bank, leaves without money when teller walks away

Man leaves Pontiac bank without money after attempted robbery


PONTIAC, Mich. – Police are searching for a man who is accused of trying to rob a Pontiac bank by handing a note demanding money to a bank teller.

Officers responded at 12:21 p.m. Friday to reports of an attempted robbery at the PNC Bank on North Perry Street near Glenwood Avenue.

Employees said a man walked into the bank and handed a teller a note demanding money and implying that he had a gun.

The teller walked away from the area and the man fled the bank without any money.

Police tried to track the man with a K-9 unit but were unsuccessful.

No gun was seen during the incident.

Anyone who recognizes the man in the photo above is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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